Community Learning

Due to current restrictions our courses are provided using mixed method delivery.  Some courses are completely online, others blend online and other platforms, please check you have the appropriate data or online access required when registering.

To register your interest in our Community Learning courses, you can do so by clicking here. We are currently taking registrations for courses starting in April 2021 (after Easter).

All of our courses are FREE of charge, but to register you do need to be:
  • over 19 years of age,
  • unemployed, retired or economically inactive
  • living within Liverpool City Council boundaries (so have a purple wheelie bin)
  • and have a National Insurance number
Not sure which course to try, below is a bit more information about some of our highlighted courses. But remember we are only able to offer one FREE course per learner during each academic year (September to July), so choose the course you really want to do.

Basic Bread Making - a 6 week basic bread making course that looks at how to make simple and tasty loaves. You will be given a FREE bread maker and starter kit along with suggested recipes and a resource booklet. This is a six week course, delivered using a variety of online platforms.

Supporting Mental Health & Wellbeing - we are developing a
range of courses to support people as we ease out of the current restrictions - the first being our Walking Groups.  With lockdown restrictions due to lift partially on 29 March, we will be able to go walking with small groups of 6 people.  If you have been stuck in the house and want the opportunity to get out, have a walk, a natter and maybe a coffee or two, you can register for our weekly walk using the link above.

Get into Construction
- get an accredited Level 1 Award in Health & Safety within a Construction Environment and use this towards your CSCS card.  This is a new course and we anticipate delivery of 3 days a week over 2 weeks to allow learners to quickly achieve the qualification and move towards full CSCS accreditation.  Whilst we are currently still subject to lockdown restrictions and are planning this course via online delivery platforms, this course may be delivered after 12 April, which may allow for face-to-face delivery.

Driving Theory for Employment - a driving theory course that will provide you with the knowledge and understanding to pass your driving theory test.  You will be given 3 months access to the official DVLA driving theory learning zone and if you complete the course we will pay for you to take your driving theory test. This is a six week course is delivered online only, so you will need to be able to access zoom each week and other online resources to complete the course.

Gardening for All Seasons - a gardening course to take away the mystery of gardening through the seasons. Learn about common gardening techniques such as composting, planting for spring, growing from seed and much, much more. There will be some FREEBIES such as a Gardening Note Book and seeds to grow with.  This is a six week course course delivered online only, so you will need to be able to access zoom each week and other online resources to complete the course.

Slow Cooking
- a slow cooker course that looks at the health and monetary benefits of using a slow cooker. You will be given a FREE slow cooker and also twice a week for 3 weeks a bag of veg linked to a recipe for you to try. This is a three week fast-track course can be delivered using a variety of platforms - online or mobile phone, you will need to tell us which is your preferred delivery method when you register.

Digital Skills - a 6 week course designed to support learners build confidence in using their digital skills.  The course will cover topics such as using zoom, being safe online and using social media but will also be shaped to individual capabilities and skills.  This course can be delivered using a variety of platforms - online or mobile phone. You will need to tell us which is your preferred delivery method when you register.

We also have a range of other courses available including Roma History, Basic Arabic and are developing courses such as Local History (Walks & Talks).

If you would like more information about any of our course, please get in touch.